divergent plate boundary

divergent plate boundary
дивергентная граница (граница между расходящимися плитами)

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  • plate tectonics — plate tectonic, adj. Geol. a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates, each of which moves on the plastic asthenosphere more or less independently to collide with, slide under, or move past… …   Universalium

  • Divergent boundary — In plate tectonics, a divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary (also known as a constructive boundary or an extensional boundary) is a linear feature that exists between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other. Divergent… …   Wikipedia

  • Plate tectonics — The tectonic plates of the world were mapped in the second half of the 20th century …   Wikipedia

  • Convergent boundary — In plate tectonics, a convergent boundary, also known as a destructive plate boundary (because of subduction), is an actively deforming region where two (or more) tectonic plates or fragments of lithosphere move toward one another and collide. As …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific Plate — The Pacific Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate beneath the Pacific Ocean.To the north the easterly side is a divergent boundary with the Explorer Plate, the Juan de Fuca Plate and the Gorda Plate forming respectively the Explorer Ridge, the Juan… …   Wikipedia

  • List of tectonic plate interactions — See plate tectonics for a more complete discussion Tectonic plate interactions are of three different basic types: * Divergent boundaries are areas where plates move away from each other, forming either mid oceanic ridges or rift valleys. *… …   Wikipedia

  • Nazca Plate —   The Nazca plate, shown in light blue Full size image showing all plates The Nazca Plat …   Wikipedia

  • Indo-Australian Plate — The Indo Australian Plate is a major tectonic plate that includes the continent of Australia and surrounding ocean, and extends northwest to include the Indian subcontinent and adjacent waters. Recent studies suggest that the Indo Australian… …   Wikipedia

  • North American Plate —   The North American plate, shown in brown The North American Plate is a tectonic plate covering most of North America, Greenland, Cuba, Bahama …   Wikipedia

  • African Plate —   The African plate, shown in pinkish orange The African Plate is a tectonic plate which includes the continent of Africa, as well as oceanic crust which lies …   Wikipedia

  • South American Plate — The South American Plate is a tectonic plate covering the continent of South America and extending eastward to the Mid Atlantic Ridge. The easterly side is a divergent boundary with the African Plate forming the southern part of the Mid Atlantic… …   Wikipedia


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